Rusama Limited, LLC Attends 4th Annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference

Rusama Limited, LLC Attends 4th Annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference

(New York, New York – December 7, 2014)  December 16-18, 2014, marks the 4th annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference supported by the Kurdistan Regional Government (the “Conference”). Rusama Limited, LLC (“Rusama”), a subsidiary of Plutos Sama, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, is in attendance of the Conference, among H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of Kurdistan, Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan; H.E. Dr. Rowsch N. Shaways, Deputy Prime Minister, Federal Government of Iraq; H.E. Dr. Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government-Iraq; H.E. Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq, to name just a few of the influential Conference speakers. For a complete list of the 2014 Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference speakers go to

Rusama’s attendance is fueled by discussions of potential oil ventures and future business in petroleum products. Rusama attended the Conference to connect with top leaders in the Oil & Gas industry to ignite potential future business. Rusama is represented in the U.S. and London by its affiliate law firm, Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP (

December 16, 2014, the day before the Conference commenced, encompassed legal workshops regarding the Iraqi Legal Framework for Oil & Gas and Overview of Key issues under Iraqi Law, Fiscal Terms in Iraq’s Petroleum Contract, Iraq’s Petroleum Contracts, Iraqi Tax Regime, and Upstream Mergers and Acquisitions in Iraq and Kurdistan. Additionally, on December 16, 2014 technical workshops were held encompassing Oil Field Services, Requirements for Oil Fields, Introduction to Oil & Gas Solutions, and Recruitment for the Oil & Gas Industry Operations.

December 17, 2014, the first day of the Conference, presented Ministerial Keynote speeches, Kurdistan’s Vison for 2015 Expansion, Enhancing Upstream Infrastructure Development Projects, and Accelerating the Future of the Oil & Gas Assets & Projects.

December 18, 2014, the last day of the 2014 Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference presents Keynote speeches, Natural Gas Utilization to Fuel the Energy Expansion, Financial Opportunities: Evaluating the Role of Strategic Investors in the Region, Strategic Investments in Local Capability to Create Sustainability, and Concluding Ministerial Panel: Local Content in the Region: Accelerating the Plans for Economic Development in all Sectors in the Region.  For the complete Conference schedule go to


About Rusama Limited, LLC

RUSAMA LIMITED, LLC is a dedicated crude oil trading company, facilitating purchases & sales of petroleum products across the globe. A subsidiary of Plutos Sama, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, Rusama Limited is represented in the U.S. and London by its affiliate law firm, Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP ( Wilson Harvey Browndorf handles all of the legal and transactional due diligence, purchase and sales terms.

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quotas in immigration are no new thing. Work Visas typically fill their quota every year around June or July leaving all immigrants looking to work in the United States having to wait until January of the next year to file for status. But for the first time in its 24 year history, the EB-5 program has hit its annual quota of 10,000 visas per year. This comes on the heels of Canada shutting down its program after a large backlog. The backlog in Canada and the meeting of the quota in the United States for the first time are largely attributed to the influx of wealthy Chinese investors. EB-5 immigration status awards visas to immigrants who invest $500,000 to $1 million in a U.S. business. Applicants who can prove that their investment has created at least 10 jobs get permanent green cards. The program’s popularity has exploded in recent years — the number of applicants vying for the annual allotment of 10,667 visas has doubled nearly every year since 2009. An estimated 85% of the EB-5 funds in 2014 have come from China. That money been used to build projects across California and elsewhere, including the JW Marriott hotel at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

As of fiscal year 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency estimated that the program had created at least 49,000 jobs. The USCIS said the EB-5 has generated more than $6.8 billion in new investment since its inception in 1990. It’s popular with Republicans and Democrats who tout the program’s potential to create jobs. Changes in the EB-5 program had been included in a comprehensive immigration reform bill that languished in Congress for two years before collapsing this summer. At a July EB-5 convention in Newport Beach, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) called the delays unacceptable and promised reforms to an audience of attorneys and investors. “This is a tremendous boon to our economy,” Goodlatte said. In May, Goodlatte and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) introduced a proposal to streamline the application process and increase the number of visas available to the EB-5 program. The bill is still in committee.

Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP operates an Elite EB-5 and Global Investment Division from its offices in Irvine, California and New York, New York. Led my Firm Managing Partner, Matthew Browndorf and the practice groups co-managing member, John Hayner, both Browndorf and Hayner have advised clients currently considering the EB-5 Visa as part of their global investment strategies in the United States to have their applications prepared before the year end so they are first in line for the January filings in 2015. John Hayner said, “Much like rising interest rates in home mortgages will cause an increase in new home sales from a rush of buyers to lock in lower rates, we expect the meeting of the EB-5 quota to cause a rush in preparatory legal work over the next quarter so applicants are ready with their finger on the button come January 1, 2015.” Stella Wang, MBA, who works at Wilson Harvey Browndorf’s Irvine office, said, “The EB-5 program is particularly attractive to Chinese investors who are already making an investment in the United States as part of a merger and acquisition activity.”



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IRVINE, CA (BUSINESS WIRE) – Wilson Harvey Browndorf (“WHB”) continues their charitable giving with their generous donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (“JDRF”). On May 22, 2014, L.A. Car Connection joined with JDRF for their 3rd annual Track Day Invitational at Willow Springs International Raceway. The JDRF’s goal of improving the lives of every person affected with Type 1 Diabetes took one more step, as they successfully raised over $24,000 on Track Day. The challenge of fast speeds, swift turns, and challenging elevations matched the enthusiasm and support displayed by the WHB team, who was happy to make contributions to the cause.

This continues a trend for the WHB team and their active role in participating in charitable organizations that hold sentimental meaning to individuals in the WHB team. Last November, firm managing partner Matthew Browndorf, Sarina Browndorf, and Anthony Arnold attended the Diamond Ball at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel to support the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence and the Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets. “Our military veterans are a very important part of our community and have been severely underserved for far too long, the Diamond Ball proudly represented those who fought for us,” said Anthony Arnold, senior associate at the WHB Irvine office.  In 2012, Chris Shea, the non-lawyer managing member of WHB’s affiliate, BP Law Group, made a presentation and testimonial of his personal connection with the Hope Foundation.


About Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP

Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP is an international law firm with core offices in New York, California, Washington, D.C. and Arkansas. Focused on the needs of business and finance clients in mergers and acquisitions and business and insurance litigation, Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP is managed by Firm Managing Partner, Matthew C. Browndorf, resident in the New York City office. For more information about the services provided by Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, please visit our website at


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In an economic climate where more and more individuals are defaulting on mortgages, credit cards, loans and other financial obligations, BP Law Group has in place proven processes to help clients recover overdue balances as quickly and effectively as possible. With hubs in California, Texas and New York, the firm provides debt collection and a wide range of other legal services from offices around the world. The firm’s geographic diversity and extensive investments in technology enable its high-caliber professionals to efficiently cater to clients in the world’s leading business and financial markets. For more information, please visit


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Leading Litigation and Transactional Firm Increases Size with Surge in Industry Presence

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, a New York and Southern California-based full service law firm, today announced the opening of their new flagship location in Irvine, Calif. Featuring a state-of-the-art AM LAW 100-style design, the office will house a total of 85 employees known for diverse business experiences, education and interests that continue to shape the firm’s dynamic culture. The partners opted to make the move to the location not only to properly house their ever-expanding staff but also make themselves more easily accessible to those clientele based in Orange County.

“We are proud to call this new location the site of our flagship as it is a representation of what we strive for – deliverance of superior service to our clients and the level of personal accessibility they require.”

“Our passion to be the most effective, solution-driven law firm is unsurpassed, and this is clearly evident in our-day-to-day interactions with clients,” said Firm Co-founder Matthew Browndorf. “The flagship expansion only further solidifies our place in the community as a solid force with which to be reckoned, and my colleagues and I are excited for what is on the horizon.”

In addition to its remarkably modern design, the new office serves as a professional yet comfortable spot for visitors of all kinds, including investors, business colleagues, and new and existing clients. The office’s ample space houses the firm’s full range of C-suite executives, attorneys, legal personnel and support staff, with multiple conference rooms and massive meeting areas only slightly denting the location’s overall 22,000 square footage.

“Over the years, Wilson Harvey Browndorf has carved a firm path to success that continues to deepen as we garner more and more success,” says Irvine Managing Partner Michael Keadjian. “We are proud to call this new location the site of our flagship as it is a representation of what we strive for – deliverance of superior service to our clients and the level of personal accessibility they require.”